The Spanish Medical Interpreting program is a sequential, three-quarter vocational certificate program, consisting of Spanish Medical Interpreting I, II, and III. The program prepares students for state or national medical interpreter certification and to enter the workforce as professional, ethical, and competent healthcare interpreters. Students are introduced to healthcare interpreting as a profession, concepts and relevant terminology in biomedicine, and given opportunities to develop foundational skills in healthcare interpreting. This course builds on the knowledge and skills acquired in Spanish Medical Interpreting II. This course provides students with guided interpreting practice. Topics include: State code of ethics, abbreviations in healthcare, the concepts of patient advocacy, communicative autonomy, cultural brokering and responsiveness, and business practices in the industry. Prerequisites: HSCI 149 or SPAN 282 with a 1.0 or higher. Cross-listed as HSCI 150 (credit cannot be received for both courses).